My favorite part about writing for We Are: The Guard has got to be how goth our readers are. Y’all love this electro-tinged emo goth synthwave energy, with dark brooding vocals and moody tones. Don’t get me wrong, I do too. But sometimes (...)
I'm going to go ahead and say it: Chance the Rapper and Death Cab for Cutie is the most ambitious crossover event in musical history. Like, even more ambitious than JAY Z and Linkin Park dropping “Numb / Encore” that one time. If I could (...)
It’s super depressing that it’s a Saturday and I have zero plans. All is good though because Rezz has dropped a masterpiece of a song, “Lonely.” The Canadian producer pairs up with The Rigs to create a song so distorted it begs (...)
Here’s your dose of romantic electro-pop ballad for the weekend. The weather outside might be blistering hot, but Lykke Li says “nope not hot enough” … that is why she turns it up a few degrees in her song “Neon" (...)
Happy Fri-yay! The weekend is almost upon us, and what better way to celebrate than by checking in with the latest edition of We Are: The Guard's Best Chill Music? The forecast says that it's going to be a hot, hot, hot one, but the tunes that the team (...)
This Best of Indie Pop post is sponsored by Smirnoff Spiked Sparkling Seltzer … when I say sponsored I mean we aren’t getting any money or freebies, I’m just trying to survive this heat by sipping my sweat away one can at a time (...)
I know you’ve been here too, but there are some nights where I just sit around my apartment with all the lights off and sing as loud as I can along to Fiona Apple or Joanna Newsom songs, feeling the feels of (...)
We love a good cautionary tale. In the fifties-sixties-seventies it seemed like there were a dime a dozen stories of good boys and good girls gone wrong when faced with the harsh realities of New York or LA or fill in the (...)
Bishop Briggs is at it again, and not to surprise anyone, but she’s one huge bad arse. I say this because it’s obvious! Every dang time she drops a new song or video our love for her grows. Those who haven’t caught eye of her latest single “Champion” (...)